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"Booksmart"

The "funniest movie of the year" (USA Today). "Booksmart" is a coming of age story for a new generation with Beanie Felstein ("Ladybird"), Kaitlyn Dever and Lisa Kudrow. Click for trailer. 

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LGBTQ

"The Dybbuk"

(May 26-29) — In one of the greatest films in the Yiddish language, a young bride feels drawn to a student of Kabbalah. When he dies, she’s possessed by his dislocated soul and is taken to an exorcist. 

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"Long Shot"

"An adrenaline shot of pure pleasure" — The New York Times. When Seth Rogen reunites with first crush Charlize Theron, he charms her with his self-deprecating humor. Click for trailer. 

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"Israel Story Live"

(May 19-21) — An evening of live radio with the award-winning radio show and podcast, and a conversation about The Wall. All events to be followed by a reception with the cast. Click for "Israel Live" video.

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Talks

"Extra Innings"

Set in 1960s Brooklyn, the fact-based film tells the story of David Sabah, a young man who is caught between pursuing his dream of playing baseball and staying devoted to his Syrian Jewish family. Q&A. Click for trailer.

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"Division Ave"

(May 8, 10 & 15) — A short film by Tamar Glezerman and Michal Birnbaum about a Latina cleaning lady's fight for justice in chasidic Brooklyn. Two parallel realities meet at one Brooklyn corner. Click for trailer. 

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LGBTQ

"Besa: The Promise"

This doc tells the story of Albania’s heroism in WWII through the journeys of a Muslim and a Jew. It is a story that that bridges generations and religions, uniting fathers and sons, Muslims and Jews. Click for trailer.

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‘Shtisel,’ Popular Israeli Show On Orthodox Jews, Renewed For Much-Anticipated 3rd Season

(JTA) — “Shtisel,” the Israeli show about haredi Orthodox Jews that became a surprise hit on Netflix, will get a third season.

The show’s writer, Yehonatan Indursky, confirmed the news to a synagogue crowd in London on Tuesday night.

The show first aired in Israel in 2013 and only ran for two seasons, although its stars expressed a hope that it would be revived.

“Shtisel” follows a recently widowed man and his son as they try to find love within the confines of their strict religious life.

"Division Ave"

(May 8, 10 & 15) — A short film by Tamar Glezerman and Michal Birnbaum about a Latina cleaning lady's fight for justice in chasidic Brooklyn. Two parallel realities meet at one Brooklyn corner. Click for trailer. 

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"Division Ave"

(May 8, 10 & 15) — A short film by Tamar Glezerman and Michal Birnbaum about a Latina cleaning lady's fight for justice in chasidic Brooklyn. Two parallel realities meet at one Brooklyn corner. Click for trailer. 

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